Chankanaab National Park including Swim With Manatees and Dolphins, Cozumel, Mexico


Chankanaab National Park, a popular tourist attraction in Cozumel, features a man made beach, reef snorkeling, an archeological replica display, Mayan village, zip lines and several interactive marine experiences.   One of the ladies in our cruise group had booked the Swim with the Manatees experience through the Shore Excursion Group website, but had not read all the… [Continue Reading]

Regent SevenSeas Cruises’ All-Inclusive Voyages Reveal the Rich Beauty and Diverse Culture of South America


Regent Seven Seas Cruises brings its hallmark all-inclusive luxury voyages to South America this winter where guests can sail along the mighty Amazon, cruise around Cape Horn, explore the Panama Canal and visit the largest Magellanic Penguin colony in the world. Each voyage offers Regent Seven Seas’ incomparable value of two-for-one fares, free round-trip air,… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Kids Free Shore Excursions


Children under 12 receive free shore excursions* with new 2012 cruise reservations through May 13
Miami – Apr 16, 2012 —
Just in time for summer vacation planning, Norwegian Cruise Line (“Norwegian”) is launching an exciting offer for families who book a 2012 cruise from today through… [Continue Reading]

How The Internet Has Changed the Way I Research, Book, and Take Cruises


As I sat at my computer yesterday, I started thinking about how much the internet has changed the way we learn about, book, enjoy, and share our cruising experience.   I have to think that the information age has certainly required cruise lines to ” up their game” in order to keep the quality of the… [Continue Reading]

St. Thomas Parasailing Accident Brings Safety of Activity to Forefront.


That is me (Cruise Arizona) in the photo parasailing in 1981 in Mazatlan Mexico during a cruise vacation. Who knows how safe the operation was that worked off the resort beach in Mazatlan? I did enjoy a great 10 minute ride around the bay, but I also nearly crashed into the hotel when I… [Continue Reading]